Cheam Wetlands

Many outdoor recreationalists will recognize this week’s winning image from the Fraser Valley. The Cheam Lake Wetlands, protected habitat near Bridal Falls, are a scenic catchment of snow melt from the towering misty blue mountains that surround it. Despite the appearance of eternal greenness, this land was not always a place to hear the honk-honking … Continue reading

Nap Time for Baby Geese

The latest heat wave is certainly being felt worldwide by not only people, but by wildlife too. This week’s Photo of the Week captures a pair of exhausted and adorable baby Canadian Geese alongside their parents. Children of any animal species can often be reluctant to listening to their parents and I’m sure these geese … Continue reading

Boggin’ around in Nelson, BC

Cattails and lily pads, red wing blackbirds and common yellow warblers, painted turtles and Columbia Spotters – a marsh is an ecosystem that bewilders. But with so many reasons to stay inside, people are not exposed to the image of a wetland bursting into life, only an unwelcoming, dark and dreary swamp. Wetlands play a significant … Continue reading

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